Defining Message Property Sets

Document created by DPM Admin Employee on Jul 20, 2017Last modified by DPM Admin Employee on Jul 20, 2017
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Property sets can be added to a message whenever that message is open in the lower panel message editor.

  • To add a property set, select the Property Sets node and click the Plus icon to add a new Property Sets form to the message.
  • To edit an existing property set, locate it within the Property Sets node.

Save the clip after making any changes.

Property Set via Start and End Markers

The Leading Text and Trailing Text fields used to perform an extraction when Retrieved using: SubString is selected accept property paths and ISSEs. As noted in the form, the Value Length field that appears for this selection accepts Integers only.

Property Set Retrieved using Xpath

The XPath value field used to perform an extraction when Retrieved using: Xpath is selected accepts property paths and ISSEs.

Property Set Retrieved using Global Expression

The Glob value field used to perform an extraction when Retrieved using: Glob is selected accepts property paths and ISSEs.

Property Set Retrieved using Regular Expression

The Regular Expression value field used to perform an extraction when Retrieved using: Regular Expression is selected accepts property paths and ISSEs.

 

For all retrieval methods, continue to define the property set using the following steps.

  1. Next, specify the property to store the value in. If the property to store the extracted value doesn't yet exist, create it now using the Will be stored in this propertysection, Automatic Creation dropdown by selecting either Create or Create and save in analytics.

  1. Accept the default Match Option, all value(s), or select from any of the following values:
    • the first – Use the first value matched
    • the last– Use the last value matched
    • specific index - Pick the nth value, where n is entered. When specific index is selected, an entry field appears for the user to specify the nth value. Indexes start at 1. 0 is not allowed.
    • one at random - Randomly pick one of the matched values to populate the property.
    • all values – The all values field will place all values into a non-array. This option has the functionality formerly found in the pre-SOASTA 50 "all values (array)" field--only the label has been changed. If the match will necessarily be an array, use all values (array) instead
    • all values (array) – This field is new as of SOASTA 50, but uses the old label all values (array). This "new and improved" version of all values (array) will always create an array (whereas prior to SOASTA 50 using the field with this label did NOT always create an array).

  1. Specify the No Match failure action from among:
    • fail the Clip Element
    • return null

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